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National Railway Historical Society

Established in 1936


Railfan Pictures of the Day - 08/08/2005

Amtrak Northeast Corridor Edgely PA August 4 2005
Part Four of the repairs on the NEC. Click here for Part One , Part Two and Part Three.
Accompanying the wire train were two catenary maintenance cars, A16502 to the west (below foreground) and A16508 to the east (below in the distance).
The wire train pauses at the eastern most point of damage, about to head west to remove the old wire.
Meanwhile, operations ran almost normally, pictured here as Amtrak Train 184 with AEM7-AC 939 for power is at full speed as it passes the stationary wire train.
Later, Amtrak Keystone Train 649 with HHP-660 passing catenary car A16508. For a location perpective, Levittown-Tullytown station is in the far off distance to the right.


All pictures August 4 2005 Copyright © 2005 John P. Almeida

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